Working from home as an Entrepreneur is amazingly freeing, but we all know that if you are not careful you could put on some unwanted weight - pretty quickly.
Sitting in front of the computer for hours, munching on crackers and sugary treats, reading your favorite novels in between client calls; for some, envisioning this might make you feel stir crazy, but for a quiet somewhat introverted gal like me, these last few years have been HEAVEN.
the unfortunate side is that all that goodness resulted in my gaining 15+ lbs over the last few years - which was on top of the weight I already had to lose (see pic below) and with the rise of Live Video, my confidence started to wain - which was not a good sign for my business or my bank account.
CONFIDENCE IS EVERYTHING.
...So I took action, and what I experienced brought me more benefits than just shedding a few pounds.
My experience might benefit you if you are a fellow woman entrepreneur who feels like...
I used to study very successful people - I was curious about their lifestyle, habits, beliefs, and routines. I wanted to know how they remained focused, stayed productive and gave the world their "all".
The similarities amongst most were very consistent; waking up early, working out, and creating a to-do list that was a mile high.
I never asked or sought to find out if any of these MOGULS were happy.
Did they create a day that was centered around joy, or did they just create a day that set them up to perform?
I am not sure how it really worked for them but I have a confession to make about how it worked for me.
I followed what the 'successful' did, and it left me burned out, yearning for meaning and "working" for the wrong reasons.
BUT, over time, when I learned to approach my life from a place that sought happiness, fulfillment, pleasure and joy FIRST - I set myself free from success and discovered flow.
Today, I no longer ask myself how to become more productive or perform at a...